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Early results are in for 9th CD and LD 41 primaries

King County Elections posted the first round of results for tonight’s primary, including 9th Congressional District and Legislative District 41 tallies.

In the 9th, incumbent Adam Smith (D) is running for re-election for the U.S. Representative seat against Doug Basler (R), Sea M. Chan (R), David Michael Anderson (Independent), Seth D. Pedersen (R) and Stephanie Gallardo (D).

Tonight’s initial results rolled in at: Smith (57.24% — 44,885 votes), Basler (20.73% — 16,257), Gallardo (13.45% — 10,545), Chan (3.84% — 3,012), Pedersen (3.46% — 2,713) and Anderson (1.13% — 886). Write-in: 0.15% (117).

The top two candidates in the primary advance to the Nov. 8 general election.

In the 41st, Democrats Tana Senn and My-Linh T. Thai are seeking re-election for their seats.

Mike Nykreim, who prefers the Election Integrity Party, is challenging Senn for the State Representative Pos. 1 spot. Both candidates will run in the Nov. 8 election. Tonight’s results stand at: Senn (79.46% — 16,220 votes) and Nykreim (19.69% — 4,020). Write-in: 0.85% (174).

Over in the State Representative Pos. 2 race, Thai is running against Al Rosenthal (R) and Elle Nguyen (R). The top two candidates will advance to the Nov. 8 election, and the early results were unveiled tonight: Thai (70.23% — 15,263 votes), Rosenthal (21.75% — 4,727) and Nguyen (7.83% — 1,702). Write-in: 0.18% (40).

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